Monthly Archives: May 2013

HISTORIC WEEK FOR WAKEBOARD WITH OLYMPIC AMBITIONS

IWWF TEAM LEAVES AT DAWN TOMORROW FOR ST.PETERSBURG IOC PRESENTATION This is a 50 year old Olympic dream ! When the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) established the WAKEBOARD 2020 VISION project to drive the effort to bring WAKEBOARD to the 2020 Olympic Games, this was at the request of the IOC which selected [...]

By | May 26th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP MEDIA|0 Comments

WAKEBOARD IN SPOTLIGHT AGAIN AT BEIJING’S OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE

WAKEBOARD IN SPOTLIGHT AGAIN AT BEIJING’S OLYMPIC ROWING LAKE FOR ITS HISTORIC FIRST MAJOR COMPETITION Thomas Lin, IWWF VP, Yang Fenghui, GM Beijing Shunyi Aquatic Park, Des Burke-Kennedy, Marketing & Media IWWF   The worldwide growth of Wakeboard Cable Parks is gathering further international momentum. All eyes will be on this sport which is scheduled [...]

By | May 26th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP STOP Shunyi China|0 Comments

INDONESIA’S MINISTER OF YOUTH & SPORTS AFFAIRS ATTENDS WORLD CUP

SOUTH SUMATRA GOVERNOR AND INDONESIA'S SPORTS LEADERS ENJOY SPECTACULAR WORLD CUP BANQUET Republic of Indonesia Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs, KRMT Roy Suryo, South Sumatra Governor Alex Noerdin, IWWF President Kuno Ritschard, Rear Admiral Didit Herdiawan, Chairman of the Indonesian Waterski and Wakeboard Association

By | May 8th, 2013|WORLD CUP MEDIA, WORLD CUP STOP Palembang 2013|0 Comments

USA, FRANCE, BELARUS AND AUSTRALIA TAKE WORLD CUP GOLD MEDALS IN PALEMBANG SOUTH SUMATRA, INDONESIA

WAKEBOARD AND WATERSKI ATHLETES FROM TWENTY FIVE COUNTRIES COMPETE AT PACKED JAKABARING SPORTS COMPLEX  ALL RESULTS BELOW This was the 37th World Cup Stop in the series of the International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF). Hot on the heels of last month’s World Cup Stop in Mandurah, Western Australia, it was another thriller. Young new [...]

WORLD CUP RESULTS SATURDAY – SOME SURPRISES

YOUNGEST STARS CAPTURE WORLD CUP HEADLINES TODAY IN PALEMBANG INDONESIA SEE ALL SATURDAY RESULTS ATTACHED Saturday started with 33C / 96Fh, calm water and excellent World Cup conditions. This all changed a few hours later as a freak weather system arrived from nowhere and almost blew us away ! Fortunately, by that stage, we had [...]

By | May 4th, 2013|WORLD CUP GENERAL, WORLD CUP STOP Palembang 2013|0 Comments

SPECTACULAR PALEMBANG WORLD CUP OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT

GOVERNOR ALEX NOERDIN ATTENDS TRADITIONAL WELCOME FOR ALL Straight off our A380 and stepping out from the Arrivals Terminal at Palembang Airport , we were faced with a set of gigantic WORLD CUP posters - well done Palenmbang Indonesia in setting a perfect tone for this 37th World Cup Stop here in Indonesia. Its a [...]

By | May 2nd, 2013|WORLD CUP STOP Palembang 2013|0 Comments